Dance Academy (2010– )

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At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. Jewish long line of doctors' heir Samuel 'Sammy' and minor juvenile offender... See full summary »

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 Christian Reed (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Tara Webster (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Kat Karamakov (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Abigail Armstrong (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Miss Raine (59 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Samuel Lieberman / ... (52 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Ethan Karamakov (42 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Ben Tickle (39 episodes, 2012-2013)
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At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. Jewish long line of doctors' heir Samuel 'Sammy' and minor juvenile offender Christian are the outsiders but gradually fit in, making new kinds of friends. Star ballerina's daughter Kat also introduces them in the circle of last-year brother Ethan, who already aspires a career as choreographer. Written by KGF Vissers

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Don't Let the Descriptions of This Show Fool You
15 April 2013 | by (New York, US) – See all my reviews

And by descriptions I mean "teen drama" or "children's show".

I am a 27-year-old living in the US. When NetFlix kept suggesting this show to me, I kept writing it off because most teen/children's show are bland, poorly acted, and often talk down to their audience. Being a glutton for anything concerning dance, I thought I'd give it a shot, and I am so glad that I did. There is an emotional depth to the storytelling and acting that greatly surpasses other shows of the genre. There is something magical, and frankly addicting, about "Dance Academy" that reminds me of some of the shows that I loved to watch during my formative years.

I could sit here all day and extol the virtues of this show, but I'll leave it at this: If you've been thinking of checking out the show, or have written it off, I implore you to put aside any preconceived notions and experience it for yourself. You won't be disappointed.


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